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Ash Wednesday is known as the first day of Lent for many Christians worldwide. It is the beginning of the Lenten fast. The Lenten fast lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays) and ends on Holy Saturday, which is the day before Easter Sunday.

Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.
Ash is an important symbol of Ash Wednesday in many Christian churches.
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About Carnival end (until 2pm)

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Carnival end (until 2pm) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
WedFeb 172010Carnival end (until 2pm)National Holiday
WedMar 92011Carnival end (until 2pm)National Holiday
WedFeb 222012Carnival end (until 2pm)National Holiday
WedFeb 132013Carnival end (until 2pm)National Holiday
WedMar 52014Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedFeb 182015Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedFeb 102016Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedMar 12017Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedFeb 142018Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedMar 62019Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday
WedFeb 262020Carnival end (until 2pm)Optional Holiday

Quick Facts

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.

Carnival end (until 2pm) 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Carnival end (until 2pm) 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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